The Old Andado Track is an interesting and alternative
route from Alice Springs to Oodnadatta through the fringes
of the Simpson Desert.
Mt Dare to Alice Springs
sunrise at Mount Dare in South Australia and set off
early for the 421 kms journey along Old Andado Track
to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.
Flanking the western fringe of the Simpson Desert,
the track passes sand ridges five to eight metres high
and meanders through the Finke River flood-out. Enjoy
a picnic lunch at Molly Clarks Old Andado Homestead
and unwind in its old-world charm.
travel a further 40 kms to the Mac Clark Conservation
Reserve and explore its acres of rare Acacia Peuce trees,
found in only two other locations in the world.
your journey northbound via Santa Teresa, an Aboriginal
community renowned for its vibrant artworks. By appointment
only, from Monday to Thursday, you can watch artists
tell their stories on canvas.
Drive to Anzac Hill in Alice Springs and watch the
sun descend beyond the MacDonnell Ranges. Camp, backpack
or stay overnight in the towns many accommodation options.
about and where is Binns Track